Category Archives: Office

The future of workplace

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With unprecedented disruption impacting the workplace, a new work world has emerged catered to technology and an increasingly fluid workforce. Business success is dependent on not only transforming this disruption into opportunity, but also standing out in an increasingly competitive environment.

According to our recently released Future of Workplace report, a strategically designed workplace is one of the main keys for transforming this disruption. A well designed, managed, and operated workplace has… Read More

Is rent driving your real estate decisions? It shouldn’t be

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What if we told you that a cheaper office rent on paper could actually be costing you more due to the impact that space could have on employee engagement and wellbeing? If that sounds a bit confusing, we understand, but hear us out.

At last check, rents across Greater Boston were on average $34.90 per square foot, which puts the region at 12th in the country. So that means that it would… Read More

A new-look lobby at 399 Boylston

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Situated in the middle of one of Boston’s most bustling streets amidst an endless array of amenities, 399 Boylston Street is just steps from some of the city’s best retail, restaurants, wellness centers, and more. If that wasn’t already enough, the property now boasts a beautiful new lobby with high-end finishes designed by CBT Architects, part of a broader capital improvements project underway at the Equity Office property.

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The GE effect

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“We’re only just starting to see what the GE effect could be.” So says Frank Petz, Managing Director of JLL’s Capital Markets team, when considering the potential short and long term impacts of GE’s recent relocation to the region. “The effect is going to be multidimensional and far-reaching, impacting not only the Boston economy, but the city’s culture, and future growth trajectory,” Petz added. “While it may not all happen immediately,… Read More

WiredScore brings connectivity, an undervalued variable, to the forefront for tenants

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Mahoney_Rob_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Rob Mahoney
Assistant Vice President, MetroWest Leasing

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Have you heard of WiredScore yet? If the answer’s no, you’re not alone. The service is quickly catching on here in the Greater Boston area and across the US. In fact, commercial… Read More

POST draws on building’s unique history to deliver in-demand creative space

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Decembrele_Chris_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Chris Decembrele
Senior Vice President, North Suburban Leasing

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New construction is springing up all around Greater Boston, with office, residential and retail space in high demand. But there’s something to be said for well located, existing, available… Read More

The District Burlington: A whole new experience

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The District Burlington’s new Experience Center, recently unveiled at an open house event for the local brokerage community, is a different kind of marketing center unlike anything in the area. Expressing the innovative qualities and new additions to this vibrant mixed-use development, the Experience Center also represents the latest in the myriad of workplace amenities and emphasizes the fact that space and context really matter to today’s creative tech companies. Themes… Read More

Boston a top 5 coworking market as demand for shared space continues to grow

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Heath_Molly__Color_Casual_HiResMolly Heath
Senior Vice President, Cambridge leasing team

From WeWork to Workbar to the CIC to Regus and LabCentral, coworking spaces continue to grow in Boston and Cambridge. And for good reason. Demand for coworking space doesn’t seem to be slowing down. With so many growing companies looking to tap into Greater Boston’s rich pool of talent and call the area home, and space… Read More

Placester’s new office space a home away from home

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Sparkes_Bryan_Color_Causal_HiResFrom Bryan Sparkes
Senior Vice President, Downtown Boston Leasing

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Placester knows all about the importance of finding a good home. The real estate marketing company’s primary mission is to dramatically improve the home buying process for real estate professionals… Read More

Fort Point has become a melting pot of creative ideas and innovation for companies both large and small

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Heller_Ben_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Ben Heller
Managing Director, Downtown Boston Leasing

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“We loved being on the water overlooking Boston. We loved the warehouses and the industrial feel of it.” That’s what one GE executive said about Fort Point, soon-to-be the site of… Read More